NEW MUSIC: VASHTI BUNYAN 'HEARTLEAP' LP (VIA SPINNEYSONGS)

Vashti Bunyan | 10/10/14

Nine years after ‘Lookaftering’, her last album of new material, legendary British singer-songwriter Vashti Bunyan returns with a breathtaking new LP. Recorded largely in her home studio, ‘Heartleap’ (Fat Cat Records) is a unique and entrancing collection of ten songs forming what Vashti is adamant will be her final album. SPOTIFY

NEW WRITER: KING JAMES & THE SPECIAL MEN (JIMMY HORN)

King James & The Special Men | 25/09/14

Domino welcomes "the champions of New Orleans classic R&B…" -Alex Rawls, My Spilt Milk

Hot. Sweaty. Raw. Soulful. King James & The Special Men sound like New Orleans on wax, and they represent the Crescent City like no other. Rhythm & Blues ("Rock and Roll", as it's referred to outside of New Orleans) was born in "The City That Care Forgot" during the late 40's/early 50's in the years after WWII, and these very special men... Read more?

STEPHEN MALKMUS AND THE JICKS

On 6 January 2014 Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks released their new album, 'Wig Out At Jagbags' (Domino Records/ Domino Publishing). The album was produced by the band (Stephen Malkmus (Domino Publishing), Joanna Bolme, Jake Morris and Mike Clark) with Remko Schouten (the Dutch soundman who previously worked with Pavement) and was recorded in a studio in rural Ardennes with ‘a farmhouse vibe’. This will be Malkmus' 5th solo record following the break-up of his seminal American alt-rock band, Pavement, with which he recorded 'Brighten The Corners' (1997), 'Terror Twilight' (1999) and 'Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain' (2002); iconic records that spawned songs like... Read »